Computer Science & Emerging Technologies

Technology and Creativity

Olivet Nazarene University offers a program that equips students for professional careers and develops innovative and problem-solving skills.  Students in the Computer Science & Emerging Technologies department have opportunities to participate in numerous opportunities outside of the classroom such as programming competitions, presenting research at conventions, and networking with successful professional organizations. 

Areas of Study

The Olivet Nazarene University School of Engineering offers various programs in the Department of Computer Science.

Computer Science
  • Computer Science & Emerging Technologies
Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Defense
Computing Technology
$63,000
average salary for entry level Computer Science position
3
majors within the department
13
industry-recognized certifications
300k
unfilled cyber security jobs in the U.S.
Meet the Faculty

Jeffrey Rice

Known as a “pracademic,” Professor Jeff Rice is also a network and telecommunications engineer in Olivet’s Office of Information Technology. He specializes in information security, physical security and LAN/WLAN management, as well as handling project management and collaborative projects with other University staff. One of his recent successes was implementing the video surveillance system and high availability internet connectivity on campus.

Computer Science & Emerging Technologies Faculty

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